HCMC assigns districts to carry out inundation prevention projects

People’s Committee in Ho Chi Minh City has approved Cu Chi District to invest in five irrigation projects to reduce flooding.

HCMC assigns districts to carry out inundation prevention projects

The district authorities will take over VND52 billion ($2.2 million) from the city’s budget on the projects.
Once completed, the projects will help better irrigation and reduce flooding in the area 70 hectares or 350 households will not suffer the inundation anymore.
The municipal People’s Committee also asked People’s Committee in district 8 to dredge and reinforce two construction in the district with total spending of VND8 billion from the city’s budget.
The construction will help fighting inundation; therefore, 1,250 households in the area will not endure environmental pollution any longer.
Meantime, authorities in Thu Duc District was also required to build 20 works with total investment of VND20 billion taken from the city’s natural diseases prevention fund.

By HANH LE – Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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